Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence

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Presenter: Erica Dhawan, Cotential

View live: April 26, 2017, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT (available for on-demand viewing through September 2017)

Program length: 60 minutes

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Success and leadership are often associated with smarts, passion and luck. But in today’s hypercompetitive world, even those gifts aren’t enough. Strategist Erica Dhawan argues that the game changer is a thoroughly modern skill called connectional intelligence. Virtually anyone can maximize his or her potential, and achieve breakthrough performance, by developing this crucial ability.

Connectional Intelligence is the ability to combine knowledge, ambition and human capital, forging connections on a global scale that create unprecedented value and meaning. As the concept of emotional intelligence did in the '90s, connectional intelligence is now being used to help people enlist supporters, ensure inclusivity, accelerate innovation, develop strategies and sustain solutions to big problems through collaboration.

This session will help you understand the practice of using connectional intelligence as the key to professional success and leadership in the 21st century. Attendees will learn from real-life stories and leave with an action plan to evolve their performance and the performance of their teams.

You will learn:
  • How anyone can excel not just through skills and smarts, but through connectional intelligence.
  • Keys to leveraging networks and connections, and creating contagious positive results.
  • Successful tactics used to address connectional overload and in changing, turbulent times.
  • How leaders create deep connections of fierce loyalty and respect from their team and customers.
  • How connectionally intelligent leaders outperform the competition and create remarkable

Learn about our speaker About the Presenter: Erica Dhawan is CEO and founder of Cotential, a global management consulting firm based in New York City. She is the co¬author of the bestselling book, Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence. She has spoken, worldwide, to organizations and enterprises that range from the World Economic Forum at Davos to U.S. and global Fortune 500 companies. Her clients include Deloitte, Fidelity Investments, Credit Suisse and Pepsico. Her writings have appeared in dozens of publications, including Fast Company, Forbes, and Harvard Business Review. Dhawan serves as a board member to Deloitte’s Inclusion External Advisory Council and Lufthansa Innovation Hub.

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Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and recertification from the HR Certification Institute (general credit).

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This webcast is sponsored by Oracle HCM


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